Rihanna ‘Escapes’ France Terror Attack, Cancels Anti-World Tour + Celebrities React to the Tragedy
JustJared reports that singer Rihanna was in Nice, France yesterday during the Bastille Day terror attack that killed over 70 people and left quite a number of people injured.
According to reports, the 28-year-old Bajan singer flew into France some days ago for her Anti World Tour concert which was scheduled to hold today at the Allianz Stadium in Nice. The concert has however been cancelled as result of the suspected terrorist attack. The Mayor of Nice , Christian Estrosi, also confirmed that the concert, along with other events in town, have been canceled on Twitter.
Dès demain les drapeaux de la ville seront en berne. Après l’annulation du concert de Rihanna, le festival du jazz est annulé.
— Christian Estrosi (@cestrosi) July 15, 2016
Rihanna’s rep has confirmed that the singer was not harmed in the incident, stating that she is safe.
Meanwhile, various American celebs, such as Gabrielle Union, Christina Milian, America’s Got Talent judge Simon Cowell and comedienne Amy Schumer, have taken to social media to express their shock and share prayers for the victims involved in the attack.
Just heard the terrible news from Nice. I am shocked. My thoughts and prayers to all affected.
— Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) July 14, 2016
So saddened right now. #PrayForNice my family was suppose to be there today. Thank God they’re safe. Nice I am praying for you
— Christina Milian (@ChristinaMilian) July 14, 2016
It never ends, heartbroken… #PrayForNice
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) July 14, 2016
What’s happening in this world ? #PrayForNice
— Chloë Grace Moretz (@ChloeGMoretz) July 14, 2016
— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) July 14, 2016
French officials have confirmed that they are investigating the terror attack and there are also reports of gunmen on the loose in the city.
The death toll has been climbing since the attack was first reported a couple of hours ago.
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